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How to Check 7.3L Diesel Glow Plugs

In your 7.3-liter diesel engine, the glow plugs have the important job of heating the diesel and air to make them combust. This combustion is what moves the pistons and gets the engine started. Sometimes, the glow plugs can go bad and you will need to replace them. If you are having trouble with you

How to Identify Dana 35 Gear

Many trucks and off-road vehicles have Dana/Spicer model 35 differential units. According to Drivetrain and Colorado, the Dana 35 was used as a front- or rear-wheel drive differential in Mazda Navajos, Chrysler-manufactured Jeeps, Ford Broncos, Explorers and Rangers. The differential used in

How to Adjust a Rx7 Fast Idle

A Mazda Rx7 needs adjustments to the carburetor when the vehicle idles at a high speed. High-speed idles are caused by a rich mixture. Too much gas and not enough air in the carburetor produces a rich mixture, and lowers the gas mileage and engine efficiency by not fully combusting the fuel. A fast

How to Replace the Cabin Air Filter in a ML320

Cabin air filters help keep pollen, spores, dust and other particles from coming through your interior air vents. Mercedes refers to this filter as a microfilter. The 1998 to 2004 Mercedes-Benz ML320 includes the filter. Other Mercedes M Class vehicles have the filter too, and the process for replac

CA18DET Engine Specifications

under the hood image by Lucy Cherniak from Fotolia.comThe CA18DET is a turbocharged engine used by Nissan. The engine was produced by Nissan in the mid-1980s until the mid-1990s. It was used in a few different Nissan cars, including the 180SX, Bluebird, 200SX and Auster. This was the last...

How to Troubleshoot a 2000 Jeep Cherokee

Troubleshooting your 2000 Jeep Cherokee's engine problems is a process of elimination. Begin with the most basic and obvious possible causes and move on to the more expensive and complicated. Keep an eye on your gauges for an indication of the root of your troubles. Check for low oil pressure, low v

How Do I Replace Sunroof Windows?

A damaged glass panel on the top of your sunroof not only affects the performance of your sunroof, but it can also be a serious safety issue. If the glass has become broken, it could result in shards of glass falling onto those in the vehicle. To solve this issue you need to remove the sunroof glass

How to Remount a Donnelly Rear View Mirror

A Donnelly rear-view mirror is powered by your car's battery to display compass headings, map lights and a temperature display. If there are problems with the mirror, you must take it off the mount to send it in for repairs. You will then remount the repaired mirror or a replacement mirror to the wi

How to Remove Glaze in Car Paint

The glaze in automobile paint is a transparent finish that provides a vehicle with a glossy appearance. More commonly known as clear coat, it also serves as a durable protectant for the paint. Like the car paint itself, clear coat gradually experiences regular wear over time due to exposure to sunli